The weekend is here, and to celebrate, we’re sharing some of our most fascinating stories and sweet news from around Northern California.

The $20 million donation from Behring is the largest in John Muir Health history

  • The extraordinary gift will be used for the Behring Pavilion, home of the UCSF-John Muir Health Cancer Center that will open in February in Walnut Creek.


Dublin’s ‘all-star teacher’ receives $30,000 check at Wales gala

  • Eric Bertelson, who was named an NBC Sports/Provident Credit Union All-Star Teacher, received a check in the Wells Middle School gym.

10 Bay Area pizzerias ranked among the best in the country

  • From classic New York-style slices to square Roman slices, California has dozens of highly-rated pizzerias serving a variety of styles.

The Taco Trail Challenge is heating up in Concord

  • Locals and visitors can compete for the Taco Trail Cup and vote for their favorite restaurant to take home the fan favorite trophy.

A Dublin student competing in the Cricket World Cup

  • Amogh Aribali, a student at Dublin High School, will play in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka next January.

Walnut Creek ‘Abracadabrew’ event to support the cancer support community

  • Contra Costa Oncology, with locations in Walnut Creek, Rossmoor and Danville, is hosting a night of drinks, pizza, music and magicians.

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